Composers' Competition for the Moscow Conservatory’s Seventh International Wind & Percussion Competition

25 August 2015 - 01 September 2015 |

The competition is founded by Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.

The Results of the Composers’ Competition

for the Moscow Conservatory’s Seventh International Competition of Performers on Wind & Percussion Instruments

Winner in the nomination “The Piece for Solo Oboe”:

  • Tatiana Gerasimyonok

Winner in the nomination “The Piece for Solo French Horn”:

  • Maxim Babintsev


The order of submitting the application and holding the competition

The competition shall be held in two nominations:
– A piece for solo oboe
– A piece for solo French horn

Any composers may participate in the competition, regardless of their age or citizenship.

Each participant may submit a maximum of one piece in every nomination announced.

Only those pieces that have not been either performed in public or published by any printing houses or awarded at any other competitions may be allowed to participate.

The length of the competition piece may be a minimum of five minutes and a maximum of eight minutes.

Two copies of the score of the competition piece must be submitted anonymously. The title page of both copies must state a code word and must not state the composer’s name.

The score of the competition piece must be either made in clearly legible handwriting or typed on a computer and printed out. It is a mandatory condition that a CD with an electronic (scanned) version of the score be attached to the application as a PDF file.

The following items must be attached to the competition score:
- the application form filled out by the participant;
- a brief résumé of the participant;
- two photos of the participant.

All these items must be sealed in an envelope that must bear the same code word as is on the score of the competition piece.

The competition score, the CD, and the envelope containing the filled-out application form and the above-listed documents must be forwarded before 25 August 2015 to the following mailing address: 13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street, Building 1, Moscow, 125009, Russia; Attention of the Office for Festivals, Competitions and Special Events, Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. The envelope must be marked as follows:
“To the Organizing Committee of the International Composition Competition for composing a mandatory piece for the Second Round of the Moscow Conservatory’s Seventh Competition for Performers on Wind and Percussion Instruments.”

In the event a candidate refuses to participate in the competition, neither his/her documents nor the scores he/she has sent will be returned.

The competition results shall be announced not later than 1 September 2015.

Awards

The Organizing Committee of the Competition announces the following awards:
– 25 000 rubles for the best piece composed for solo oboe;
– 25 000 rubles for the best piece composed for solo French horn.

The awards shall be paid out in rubles, with the deduction of all taxes to be collected in the territory of the Russian Federation.

The pieces composed by the competition winners will be published by the Moscow Conservatory and shall be mandatory for performance during the Second Round of its Seventh International Competition of Performers on Wind and Percussion Instruments to be held on 6–14 November 2015.

The competition jury shall have the right to recommend that any pieces submitted for the competition, whose authors were not awarded, be published by the Moscow Conservatory.

In order to receive his/her award, the following documents must be submitted by the competition winner to the Organizing Committee:
- for citizens of Russia — the passport, the number of pension insurance certificate, and the taxpayer’s ID number;
- for citizens of other countries (including the CIS) — the passport only.


Contact Information
Phone: +7 (495) 627 7274
E-mail: art-department@mail.ru